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1. strength [ n ] the property of being physically or mentally strong
Examples: "fatigue sapped his strength"

Used in print:

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

As a substitute for this , organic fertilizer dissolved in water to half the strength in the directions , may be used .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

The gymnast must develop strength , flexibility , coordination , timing , rhythm , courage , discipline , persistence and the desire for perfection .

They were further stripped of old_wives'_tales by seeing the slender , lovely Russian girls performing feats requiring tremendous strength - and with not one bulging muscle .

Dance teachers can respond to President_Kennedy 's request not_only through their regular dance work , but also through the kind of basic gymnastic work that makes_for strength and flexibility .

Very little in today 's living provides the strength we need , and nothing provides the flexibility .

Synonyms strength Related Terms weakness property might endurance robustness good_part firmness invulnerability vigor huskiness sturdiness stoutness indomitability brawn strong weak rugged delicate

2. strength [ n ] capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
Examples: "we faced an army of great strength" "politicians have neglected our military posture"

Used in print:

(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)

Captain_Chandler saw that it was building_up strength .

(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)

You may have misgivings about certain aspects of our military establishment - I certainly do - but you know any comparison of over-all American strength with over-all Soviet strength finds the United_States not_only superior , but so superior both in present weapons and in the development of new ones that our advantage promises to be a permanent feature of U._S. - Soviet relations for the foreseeable future .

You may have misgivings about certain aspects of our military establishment - I certainly do - but you know any comparison of over-all American strength with over-all Soviet strength finds the United_States not_only superior , but so superior both in present weapons and in the development of new ones that our advantage promises to be a permanent feature of U._S. - Soviet relations for the foreseeable future .

Add also a comparatively primitive industrial plant which would severely limit our capacity to keep_abreast of the Soviets even in the missile field which is reputed to be our main strength .

Only the vain and incurably sentimental among us will lose sleep simply because foreign peoples are not as impressed by our strength as they ought to be .

Synonyms strength military_strength military_posture posture military_capability Related Terms capability sea_power firepower military

3. strength [ n ] physical energy or intensity
Examples: : "he hit with all the force he could muster" "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale" "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"

Used in print:

(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)

He pulled with all his strength at the heavy , brass bound door , and shuffled along the wainscoted wall .

Synonyms force strength forcefulness Related Terms intensity energy momentum stress brunt

4. strength [ n ] an asset of special worth or utility
Examples: "cooking is his forte"

Used in print:

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

But strength and poignancy develop thenceforth , and the windmill and deathbed episodes gather the threads of realization of the wonderfulness of the old_boy .

Synonyms strength specialty forte strong_point strong_suit speciality metier long_suit Related Terms weak_point asset asset green_thumb

5. strength [ n ] capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
Examples: : "the toxin's potency" "the strength of the drinks"

Used in print:

(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

In the following year , 1803 , Oersted , simultaneously with Davy , discovered that acids increased the strength of a voltaic_battery more_than did salts .

Synonyms effectiveness strength potency Related Terms power impotent potent

6. strength [ n ] the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)
Examples: "he adjusted the intensity of the sound" "they measured the station's signal strength"

Synonyms intensity strength intensity_level Related Terms measure magnitude radio_brightness half-intensity threshold_level candlepower acoustic_power field_strength

7. strength [ n ] the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty
Examples: "the strength of his argument settled the matter"

Used in print:

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Have you considered the implications of continuing geographic shifts in_terms_of sales_force allocation , strength of distributor organizations , and even plant location ?

Synonyms strength persuasiveness Related Terms unpersuasiveness power convincingness

8. strength [ n ] the condition of financial success
Examples: "the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"

Synonyms strength Related Terms weakness prosperity

9. strength [ n ] permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force
Examples: "they advertised the durability of their products"

Synonyms durability strength enduringness lastingness Related Terms permanence continuity indestructibility changelessness everlastingness tensile_strength

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